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Mastering the perfect glassy finish is all in the prep work. Before starting, you must properly clean, sand, and prime every inch of the surface, or the finish color won't stick well. | Illustration: Gregory Nemec

EXCELLENT Tutorial for Painting Kitchen Cabinets by This Old House

To paint over ANY surface, without sanding, use a product called ‘ESP Easy Surface Prep’, available at hardware and paint shops. Wipe on, wipe off and paint in 90 minutes. Works well over enamel paint , without having to sand. SAVES HOURS of work. It was recommended to me by a professional painter. @ Do it Yourself Home Ideas

How to do backsplash like a pro I so need this

Create a built-in place for coats and storage, with a seat to perch on while you tie your shoes. And for more ideas for outfitting your dream mudroom, visit our Pinterest board Mudrooms to Die For. | Illustration by Gregory Neimec | thisoldhouse.com

Update your kitchen backsplash by using 3D gel-like tiles that are actually peel and stick.

:: Havens South Designs :: loves these useful guides to space planning.

How to paint a perfect line-this is brilliant! THIS needs to be printed on the paint can

The go-to guide to get smooth coverage when painting wood cabinets or furniture.

What you will need to construct a coffered ceiling | Illustration: Joe McKendry

How to build floating shelves by Sand & Sisal - Add storage to small spaces with this tutorial!

Got Wood? Check out this secret in a can ... fix up all those scratches, dings, and knicks in your cabinets, baseboards, furniture, and doors. Its MAGIC!!!!

Great tips on how to paint the perfect finish on cabinets (can be used for other furniture as well).

Romantic and Cozy: love this color. Warm and cozy.. Would compliment well with copper accents #greige #interiordesign

I love how she used the Valspar glaze for the antique finish instead of buffing and waxing the chalk paint one million times.

Illustration: Doug Adams | thisoldhouse.com | from How to Build a Wall-Hung TV Cabinet